Rio Tinto Alcan weighs reorganization

Dec 06, 2013 | 06:44 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Rio Tinto Alcan, reorganization, North America, Europe, Mario Trépanier, F. James Dickson, automotive, Frederic Campagna Cleveland

CHICAGO — Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. plans to reorganize parts of its European and American commercial business units as it aims to streamline and adjust to a smaller footprint in both regions, AMM has learnt.

The Montreal-based aluminum producer has separate divisions for North and South America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and Asia and Australia.

The changes are expected to see a merging of commercial operations in the Americas and EMEA, sources familiar with the matter and a company spokeswoman said.

The move will also see some executive changes at the company.....

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